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NY / UN LEGO

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (20 September) added the last LEGO piece to a large scale LEGO model of the United Nations' Headquarters, as part of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit focused on "Architects of a Better World." UNTV

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IRAQ / SYRIA BLIND REFUGEE

Twelve-year-old Dylan fled to northern Iraq with his family for safety. It was very difficult for the boy, who is blind. But his love of music has helped him survive and to forget the sounds of violence in his native Syria. UNHCR

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CAR / CONFLICT FOOD INSECURITY

The armed conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) has led to increase in humanitarian needs in a country already struggling with high levels of food insecurity. WFP

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SOMALIA / SECURITY

Members of the AMISOM Burundian contingent stationed in Baidoa, the capital of the Bay region of Somalia, have begun daily foot patrols around the town as a way to build confidence and deterring elements of the militant group al Shabaab from carrying out attacks on its residents. AU/UN IST

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SOUTH SUDAN / ABYEI DEMONSTRATION

Thousands of Abyei residents along side with Political Parties and civil societies living inJubaheld peaceful demonstration demanding that the UN Security Council endorse an African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHLIP) proposal to hold the Abyei referendum in October 2013. UNMISS  

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NY / FOOD WASTE

Leaders from the UN, national governments, private business and NGOs met Thursday at the Global Compact Leaders Summit  in New York to discuss the problem of food waste. UNEP

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